HH Shaikh Isa bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, President of the Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation (BREEF) has crowned the Golden Trio of the 1st Al Qattan Arabian Horse Beauty Championship which was held through video call.
The crowning ceremony witnessed the presence of Dr Khalid Ahmed Hassan, BREEF’s Board member Head of the Horse Beauty Committee at the Federation. Meanwhile, Mr Yasser Al Qattan of Al Qattan Stud which organised the Championship gifted HH Shaikh Isa bin Abdulah Al Khalifa, a souvenir and another one to Dr Khalid Ahmed Hassan.
Meanwhile, HH Shaikh Isa bin Abdullah Al Khalifa presented the cups to the first-place winners in the three competitions of the Championship, including Ali Qambar-owned Shaikhat Al Nawader, Zakriya Yahya-owned Reem Al Nawader and Jalal Al Ali-owned Ghazal Al Sultana, who finished first in the 2yr-old mare category, the 3yr-old mare class and the 4+yr-old mare section respectively.
Commenting on this, HH Shaikh Isa bin Abdullah Al Khalifa expressed gratitude and appreciation to Al Qattan Stud for their efforts in organising the event virtually, pointing out that this step comes in line with the vision of BREEF which always strived to improve and upgrade the equestrian sports in the Kingdom of Bahrain amid the great support they are receiving from HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs.
Moreover, HH Shaikh Isa bin Abdullah Al Khalifa explained that Al Qattan Arabian Horse Beauty Championship reflects the huge interest and care of Al Qattan Stud in organising equestrian events despite the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus “Covid-19” pandemic. “BREEF has been keen to support all the local studs to organise various championships which contribute to achieving further successes.
Furthermore, HH Shaikh Isa bin Rashid Al Khalifa discussed with Yasser Al Qattan several topics related to the Championship. He revealed that the 5-day event featured wide participation from the local studs. “On the outset, I would like to take this opportunity to thank HH Shaikh Isa bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, President of BREEF and all the staff serving there for their support to the Championship,” he said, adding: “The event witnessed broad participation from the local studs and we are happy with the success it accomplished, although it was held through video call. We will continue organising more similar events,”